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Spring 2012 Forum Series Line-up Announced

Monday, January 09, 2012  
Posted by: Rita Elliott
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The complete listing of the Spring 2012 Fourm Series is now avialbe on on the College's website at http://www.rockford.edu/?ForumSeries.

Admission is free for all events, with the exception of the Rockford College Performing Arts presentation of "No no Nanette," running April 26 - 29, 2012. A ticket is required for all events. Call the Rockford College Box Office for tickets and additional information at 815-226-4100.

The first installation in this semester's series begins on Thursday, January 19, at 4 p.m. in the Fisher Memorial Chapel. Michael Bulringam, Ph.D., who is the current holder of the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield will present his lecture, "Lincoln the Indispensable Man."

Other scheduled Forum Series events include:


Sigma Xi lecture
The Pipeline: Igniting Children’s Interest in Science
Sheryl Tucker, Ph.D.
Tuesday, January 24
4 p.m.
Starr Science Center – Peterson Auditorium


Inaugural lecture of the Father Robert Verstynen Lecture Series at Rockford College
Five Reasons for Global Hope
Jim Kenney
Thursday, February 9
4 p.m.
Fisher Memorial Chapel


165th Charter Day Convocation with guest speaker, Suni Puri '82
Wednesday, February 29
4 p.m., Maddox Theatre
Clark Arts Center

America and the Poetic Imagination
Nancy Ogle and Ginger Yang Hwalek, Ph.D.
Friday, March 2
4 p.m.
Fisher Memorial Chapel

Phi Beta Kappa Lecture,
The Art of the Motorcycle
Charles Falco, Ph.D.
Thursday, March 15
7 p.m.
Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center

Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII
LeAnn Erickson, screening and discussion
Friday, March 16
7 p.m.
Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center

Invisible Children
Kony 2012 documentary
Screening and Presentation
Monday, March 26
7 p.m.
Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center

No, No Nanette
Rockford College Performing Arts Department
Book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel
Music by Vincent Youmans
Lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach
Directed by Associate Professor of Acting and Directing Deborah Mogford
April 26, 27, 28, 29
Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center.


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